St Johns County Newswire

St Johns County Newswire

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  1. Governor offers generous support to St Augustine's new mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... deal with the forces they bring to bear," Governor Scott explained. The governor has been very visible in St Johns County, and not just at election time. He is very involved in economic development and transportation in Florida; two of the mayor and ...

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  2. Midweek Reason: Voters face tax for capital projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Voters in St. Johns County will be asked to decide if they want a 1/2-cent sales tax to support school capital projects in a referendum on Nov. 3. If approved, the tax would go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016, and is estimated to generate $13 million in its first full year of implementation. By the time the tax terminates on Dec. 31, 2025, it could generate about $150 million for the St. Johns County School District.

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  3. Colley's lawyer: It's an 'attorney's nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTLV

    Amanda Cloaninger Colley was buried Tuesday. Her friend Lindy Dobbins will be buried Thursday.

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  4. Jail log for Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The following log is from police reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office (SJCSO), the St. Augustine Police Department (SAPD) and the St. Augustine Beach Police Department (SABPD):

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  5. Around the Region: DOJ representatives to hear about desegregation progressRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    On Wednesday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church , 85 Martin Luther King Ave., representatives from the Department of Justice Education Section will facilitate a community forum on St. Johns County compliance with existing desegregation law. A DOJ attorney will present a summary/overview of the existing law.

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  6. St. Johns County moves $100K for repairs after fire station damageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    County commissioners approved moving $100,000 for emergency repairs after storms last week damaged Fire Station 6 in Crescent Beach. "We lost a piece of the facade on the south side of the fire station," Kevin Wiseman, director of facilities for St. Johns County, told the commission.

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  7. Local efforts to help families of shooting victims Amanda Colley and Lindy DobbinsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    In the wake of last week's fatal shootings of Amanda Colley and Lindy Dobbins, several GoFundMe accounts have been established to raise money for the memorials of the two women and the families they left behind. Colley and Dobbins were killed in an Aug. 27 shooting at Colley's home in the MuraBella subdivision, part of the World Golf Village community in St. Johns County.

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  8. Governor, Cabinet talk local events, details of government during meeting in St. AugustineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    [email protected] Cabinet members Attorney General Pam Bondi, Gov. Rick Scott, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam clap for a speaker during a cabinet meeting held at the Treasury on the Plaza in St. Augustine on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

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  9. Online petition underway after St. Johns County double murderRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WTLV

    A friend and sorority sister of Amanda Cloaninger set up a petition on Change.org so this story doesn't repeat itself. Online petition underway after St. Johns County double murder JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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  10. Gov. Scott honors 12 Northeast teachers with Shine AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Gov. Rick Scott honored 12 teachers from the Northeast region for their outstanding contributions to the state's youngest minds. Scott presented Shine Awards to educators in Duval, Clay, Putnam and St. Johns County during a cabinet meeting in St. Augustine Tuesday.

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  11. Wednesday vigil set for St. Augustine shooting victimRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WTLV

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A vigil service for Lindy Morgan Dobbins, 39, of St. Augustine, one of the victims of last week's double murder in St. Augustine, is set for Wednesday evening at San Sebastian Catholic Church.

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  12. 22-year-old dead, second person seriously injured in late Monday crash in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A 22-year-old St. Johns County man was killed and a second person seriously injured when the vehicle they were in ran off the road late Monday, according to Jacksonville police. Passenger Andrew Gilmore, of the 200 block of North Checkerberry Way, St. Johns, was ejected and died in the 11:15 p.m. crash in the 2700 block of Loretto Road.

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  13. Fiscal Year 2016 Budget HearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    In conjunction with the annual budget process, members of the community are invited to attend two public hearings to provide feedback on the Fiscal Year 2016 St. Johns County Budget. The public hearings are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on September 8 and September 24 in the Board of County Commissioners Auditorium, 500 San Sebastian View.

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  14. Developing minds for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Although the road name doesn't have a street sign yet, it will soon enough lead to the creation of a group of enthusiastic parents and professionals, otherwise known as TAG! Children's Museum of St. Augustine. Later this year, ground will be broken for the children's museum, which is part of the new development in the St. Augustine Shipyard Village on U.S. 1. The project's price tag is expected to be more than $10 million.

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  15. Attorney for alleged murderer speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    Kyle Bedran is a family law attorney who represented James Colley Jr. in an injunction hearing filed by his ex-wife just hours before police said he drove to his St. Johns County home and shot and killed her and her best friend. Bedran said this is the worst nightmare in his field, that a spouse could snap and then leave the courtroom to go after their significant other, especially after making assurances to the judge that Colley would follow the terms of his probation and stay away from his wife.

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  16. First responders ready for floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: First responders all over the northeast Florida area are keeping an eye on a threat of flooding and preparing for what may come. IF THANK YOU.

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  17. Free sandbagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    I'LL BREAK OUT THE RAIN TOTALS. SF AS WEATHER AUTHORITY CONTINUES TO CLOSELY MONITOR ANY POSSIBILITY OF FLOODING MANY IN OUR AREA ARE STILL PREPARING JUST IN CASE.

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  18. Tax Collection Agencies Expedite Concealed Weapon PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    In the past, people who were seeking concealed weapons permits would have to wait three to four weeks after applying before being approved for one. Now for those with access to a computer, that wait will likely be much shorter, said Daryl Hicks, deputy clerk at the Marion County Tax Collector's Office.

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  19. This Week in St. Johns CountyRead the original story

    Monday | Historic City News

    ... 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. Music by the Sea live concerts takes place in the beautiful oceanfront setting at The St Johns County Pier Park. This week's performer is Papercutt playing big hair 80's rock & pop music. Dinners priced $10 or less from South ...

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  20. Worst possible timing for ADS WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Financial News & Daily Record

    Timing is everything in the IPO market, and the timing could not have been worse for ADS Waste Holdings Inc.'s filing for an initial public offering. The parent company of Advanced Disposal filed its IPO plan Friday afternoon, Aug. 21, as the stock market was in the midst of its biggest meltdown in four years.

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